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Texas / Broom Case #331924

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 27, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Scott Pelley) Case in Dallas, Texas, in which Todd Broom is facing a murder charge for shooting a killer examined; details given of Broom's role in shootout in shopping mall that resulted in deaths of Demetria Taylor and Eddie Edwards. [BROOM - describes how he shot Edwards.] Broom noted being called a hero; radio comments broadcast. [Defense attorney Richard SCHERBA - praises Broom.] Prosecutors noted asserting that Broom's actions set a dangerous precedent for role of citizens fighting crime. [Texas Rifle Association Dave EDMONDSON - says police are not everywhere.] Grand jury noted deciding whether or not Broom will stand trial for murder.

Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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